Research Engineer Power Systems Job at EDF Limited – in London
Working hours: Full time
Contract: 9 Month Fixed Term
Location: Interchange (Croydon) with flexibility to work from home
Salary: Starting from £39,000 plus excellent benefits
Closing date: Friday 6th August
Are you looking for a career in which is rewarding and where you can really make a difference? Come and join the Smart Energy Systems Team. This role is responsible for contributing to research projects related to power systems and market design, complex system optimisation, distributed generation and energy storage. You will work with EDF Energy, EDF Group, UK academia and research councils to develop and deliver research projects relating to power systems modelling and economics, as well as integration of renewable power generation into transmission and distribution networks.
As an Research Engineer, you’ll play an important role contributing to these projects by undertaking system modelling and design, data analysis and project management. You will also undertake technical and economic power systems modelling utilising state of the art techniques, source data and information for the use in research projects and manage and monitor the deliverables agreed with the Business Unit and EDF R&D.
Our teams are set up to work flexibly, therefore you do not need to be in the Interchange office every day, as long as you’re able to travel to the office 2/3 days a week to collaborate with your team and stakeholders. We provide a full suite of IT equipment to ensure that our employees can work from home comfortably and effectively. Mohamed Hadri (Research Engineer) says “By joining an international team, you will have the opportunity to work on many innovative and varied low carbon projects. When permitted, there are also opportunities for national and international travels. Multiple offices across the UK and remote working possibilities create a flexible work environment. Personally, I can easily maintain a healthy work life balance with outdoors and social activities be it with colleagues or friends.”
Your strong knowledge of power systems, transmission and distribution networks and distributed energy assets will be invaluable in the future of these projects. Knowledge of modelling and coding in Python is strongly preferred and excellent communication skills are vital as you will be expected to communicate complex topics to audiences from a variety of backgrounds and seniority.
You will be responsible for delivering high quality analytical modelling and projects for internal and external stakeholders based in the UK and abroad and will also ensure coordination with and knowledge transfer from and to EDF Group R&D where there are existing capabilities, skills and activities. An excellent knowledge of the technologies and the key challenges for this sector is essential.
If you have relevant experience in power systems analysis and modelling, a degree in Electrical Engineering and experience coding in Python then we’d love to hear from you! We have a full job description available and you can request this at application stage if you would like to view it.
Competitive Salary & Benefits
At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing.
In addition to a salary starting from £39,000, we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.
Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application.
Company: EDF Limited –
Company Location: London